Agent Name

2,2,3,3,4,4,4-Heptafluoro-1-butanol

CAS Number

375-01-9

Formula

C4-H3-F7-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

1,1-Dihydroperfluorobutanol; 1,1-Dihydroperfluorobutyl alcohol; 1,1-H,H-Heptafluorobutanol; 1H,1H-Heptafluorobutanol-1; 2,2,3,3,4,4,4-Heptafluorobutanol; alpha,alpha-Dihydroperfluorobutanol; Butanol, 2,2,3,3,4,4,4-heptafluoro-; Heptafluorobutanol; 1-Butanol, 2,2,3,3,4,4,4-heptafluoro-; 2,2,3,3,4,4,4-Heptafluorobutan-1-ol; [ChemIDplus] Heptafluoro-1-butanol; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] UN1987

Category

Halogenated Alcohols

Description

Colorless liquid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Produced signs of neurotoxicity (narcosis) in 6-hr lethal-concentration study of rats; Significantly increased mean liver weights (accompanied by increased alkaline phosphatase) observed in 5-day inhalation study of rats at 1,000 ppm/6hr/day; [ToxPlanet: EPA - TSCATS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Harmful by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "2,2,3,3,4,4,5,5-Octafluoro-1-pentanol."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

33.1 mm Hg

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) > 2,000 ppm/6hr

Explanatory Notes

LC50 (rat) = 10,300 mg/m3/2hr; [RTECS] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Alcohols, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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